PRIVACY POLICY

 

GAIN THE COURAGE LLC ("GAIN THE COURAGE," “GTC," "gainthecourage.com," "toddafoster.com," "Todd A Foster," "Todd Foster," "Todd," "I," "we," "us" or "our") values its customers and respects their right to privacy. We are committed to protecting our users’ information and to making our users aware of our online practices regarding the privacy of their information. That includes meeting or exceeding requirements under data protection acts and regulations (including the General Data Protection Regulation Act).

By accessing this web site (the “Site”), you expressly consent and agree to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy, including our use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, then please do not use or access our Site.

Information Collected

Visitors to our Site can access the Site’s home page and browse the Site without disclosing any personally identifiable information. We may track information provided to us by your browser, including the web site you came from (known as the "referring URL"), the type of browser you use, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you, GAIN THE COURAGE LLC may also collect personal information when you provide it to GAIN THE COURAGE LLC, such as by submitting to the Site content to the Site, requesting email updates and newsletters, reminders for events, special dates or offers, purchasing materials or products, participating in a webinar, responding to a survey or questionnaire from us, or when you provide comments, suggestions and submissions to us via the Site or otherwise. GAIN THE COURAGE LLC may collect personal information in connection therewith such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone numbers and other relevant information. Depending upon the services you elect to use or receive, we may also collect device-specific information, mobile network information, including your mobile device number or other identifier.

Information we collect from you, when you choose to provide it to us (e.g. when you set up an account with us), may include your name, your mailing address (where you request/purchase certain materials), your email address and other contact information you may provide when purchasing materials or products from our Site. We use a third party provider to process credit card payments; we do not maintain and/or store any credit card information. Please see the privacy policy of that third party when purchasing products or services from our Site.

We may also maintain a record of your online history on the Site, and the aforementioned information in connection therewith.

You also understand that when you post information to our Site, it may be indexable by search engines. If a third party then copies your content posted on our Site, your election to remove that content from our Site may not remove your content from other sources that have since linked to or copied your content.

How the Information Is Used

By using this website, you agree that GAIN THE COURAGE LLC may use the information you give it to provide services to you or provide information, notices and reminders that GAIN THE COURAGE LLC thinks you may find interesting or useful, or that you specifically requested. We may from time-to-time provide your name and email address to marketing partners. GAIN THE COURAGE LLC may also use the information for other actions you take or other services you request on our Site.

Your responses to and results from the questionnaires and/or surveys that you may complete are owned by us, and we and others may use them in a variety of ways to enhance our delivery of information and services to you. We may also share results with third parties, including market research firms, but in so doing, we will not include your personal information. Instead, results will be aggregated (for example, by age range, geographic region, etc.).

We may also use information we collect from you to:

  • perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our features, including your submission of content for our Site, services or content, or products, services or content offered by others, including our participating affiliates and vendors;

  • communicate with you by email, postal mail, facsimile, telephone and/or mobile devices about products and services that may be of interest to you, and/or about content that you have submitted to the Site;

  • develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our Site and other web sites;

  • use your email to communicate with you if you forget your password;

  • enforce our terms and conditions;

  • manage our business; and

  • perform functions in connection with providing information and services to you, including without limitation, reviewing and posting your content to the Site.

 

We may receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.

 

Please note that information, images, and other materials you post or submit for posting to the Site is not protected by this Privacy Policy and may be shared with third parties by us.

Accordingly you should not submit to GAIN THE COURAGE LLC any information that you do not want shared with others. Further you will not submit any information or content regarding a third party unless you are expressly authorized to do so.

Personal Information of Minor

GAIN THE COURAGE LLC does not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information online from minors. If GAIN THE COURAGE LLC learns that a minor has submitted personally identifiable information online, in contravention of these measures, it will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from its databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the minor or others as required by law).

Links

The Site may provide links to other websites that GAIN THE COURAGE LLC thinks you will find interesting or useful. GAIN THE COURAGE LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites.

External Distribution of Personally Identifiable Information and of Confidential Information

GAIN THE COURAGE LLC owns several Sites, all of which are owned directly, or through affiliated companies of GAIN THE COURAGE LLC. In some instances, we may share your personal information within the toddafoster.com organization to provide, maintain and improve our products and services.

GAIN THE COURAGE LLC does not externally distribute personally-identifiable information of a user of the Site, except if a user specifically opts-in that certain of its personally-identifiable information be distributed to a third party, or if necessary to protect the rights of GAIN THE COURAGE LLC or others. External distribution does not include certain limited distributions such as sharing personally-identifiable information with a third party working on behalf of GAIN THE COURAGE LLC, transfer of personally-identifiable information in connection with the sale of GAIN THE COURAGE LLC’s assets or the merger of GAIN THE COURAGE LLC or the disclosure of personally-identifiable information in connection with legal proceedings, investigations of crimes, or other governmental investigations. Transferring personally-identifiable information in connection with a sale or merger and sharing personally-identifiable information with an entity or person working on behalf of GAIN THE COURAGE LLC is considered an onward transfer to third parties and is permitted under this policy.

Third-Party Service Providers

We may employ other companies and individuals, including third party metrics and analytic tools, to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), and providing customer service. These service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but such service providers are not authorized to use personal information for other purposes.

Use of Your Information to Protect gainthecourage.com and Others

We may release your personal information if we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Terms of Use; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of GAIN THE COURAGE LLC, our other users, or third parties. This includes exchanging information with other companies and entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. We do not, however, sell, rent, share, or otherwise disclose personally identifiable information from customers for commercial purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Use of Cookies

Last updated [January 12, 2022]

GAIN THE COURAGE LLC (“we” or “us” or “our”) may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies when you visit our website [toddafoster.com], including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”) to help customize the Site and improve your experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Cookie Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Cookie Policy is posted.

Use of Cookies

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to the Site. We use cookies on the Site to, among other things, keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged into the Site, facilitate purchase procedures, and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us understand how the Site is being used and improve your user experience.

Types of Cookies

The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:

  • Advertising Cookies

  • Advertising cookies are placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.

  • Analytics Cookies

  • Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved.

Our Cookies

Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the Site won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.

Personalization Cookies

Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the Site.

Security Cookies

Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.

 

Site Management Cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

Third-Party Cookies

Third-party cookies may be placed on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.

In addition, you may opt-out of some third-party cookies through the Network Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out Tool at https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1

Other Tracking Technologies

In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is a tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.

Privacy Policy

This Cookie Policy is part of and is incorporated into our Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at: todd@toddafoster.com.

Third Party Advertisers

We may use outside companies to display ads on our Site, including manufacturers of the products we offer on the Site, and third parties acting on their behalf. These ads and notices may contain cookies. Third parties also may post content to our Site. These postings may also contain cookies.

How Long We Keep Your Personally-Identifiable Information

GAIN THE COURAGE LLC retains the personally-identifiable information you provide to us as reasonably necessary in connection with GAIN THE COURAGE LLC operation of its business and for you to use the Site, or for us to provide customer support or other services described herein in connection with the Site.

 

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow reasonable standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

ALTHOUGH GAIN THE COURAGE LLC USES REASONABLE SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO YOUR PERSONALLY-IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM AND STORED ON OUR SERVERS, SUCCESS CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY OF YOUR PERSONALLY-IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION STORED ON OUR SERVERS, OR TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THE SITE, WILL BE FREE FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, SUCCESS DISCLAIMS AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR DAMAGE TO, OR INTERCEPTION OF ANY OF YOUR PERSONALLY-IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION BEING STORED ON OUR SERVERS OR ON THE SITE, OR TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THE SITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES.

Access; Review and Correction

Customers can, by emailing GAIN THE COURAGE LLC at todd@toddafoster.com review and correct the personally identifiable information that has been collected from them by GAIN THE COURAGE LLC.

Opt-Out

At any time should you wish for us to no longer communicate with you, or wish to have us delete or destroy any names, email addresses, content or communications you send to us, please email us at todd@toddafoster.com However, then you may no longer be able to use the Site and/or the services offered through the Site.

California Residents – Your Privacy Rights

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California can obtain certain information about the types of personal information that companies with whom they have an established business relationship have shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. In particular, the law provides that companies must inform consumers about the categories of personal information that have been shared with third parties, the names and addresses of those third parties, and examples of the types of services or products marketed by those third parties. To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by toddafoster.com pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, please contact us via the email address stated above. Please allow 30 days for a response.

Binding Agreement; Changes

Any user that accesses all or any part of this Site, or subscribes for newsletters or e-mail notifications and other information, or submits content to our Site for posting on the Site agrees and represents that such user is at least eighteen (18) years old and that such user has consented to this Privacy Policy. Each time a user accesses this Site, this Privacy Policy should be reviewed because GAIN THE COURAGE LLC reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notice. Your use of our Site constitutes your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Links

This Site may provide links to other websites that GAIN THE COURAGE LLC thinks you will find interesting or useful. You may also link to these other websites for a product or service featured on this Site. GAIN THE COURAGE LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites, and you should review those policies.

Disputes

If you choose to visit our Site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy. By visiting the Site, using the services offered on the Site, or submitting and/or posting content to the Site, you agree that the laws of the State of Michigan, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this Agreement and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and us. Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the Site, using the services offered on the Site and/or submitting and/or posting content on the Site, shall be adjudicated in any state court in Berrien County, Michigan, or any federal court in the West Michigan District of Michigan and you and we consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts and waive any and all claims of inconvenient forum and immunity. YOU AND WE EXPRESSLY AGREE HEREBY, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW TO WAIVE THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY.